More About the Author
Dianna Booher helps organizations and individuals improve effectiveness through better communication: oral, written, interpersonal, and enterprise-wide.
As author of 46 books published in 26 languages (plus numerous ebooks, audios, videos,and training programs), Dianna has published with Simon & Schuster/Pocket Books, McGraw-Hill, Penguin Random House, Thomas Nelson, and Berrett-Koehler.
Her most popular books include:
--Creating Personal Presence: Look, Talk, Think, and Act Like a Leader
--Communicate with Confidence!: How to Say It Right the First Time and Every Time (Rev. Edition)
--The Voice of Authority: 10 Communication Strategies Every Leader Needs to Know
--Booher's Rules of Business Grammar: 101 Fast and Easy Ways to Correct the Most Common Errors
--Speak with Confidence!: Powerful Presentations That Inform, Inspire, and Persuade
--E-WRITING: 21st-Century Tools for Effective Communication
--From Contact to Contract
--Get a Life Without Sacrificing Your Career
Several have been selections by major book clubs.
Dianna has been interviewed by Good Morning America, The Wall Street Journal, FOX, CNN, CNBC,USA Today, National Public Radio, Dr. Laura Radio Show, The New York Times, Forbes.com, Washington Post, New York Newsday, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Bloomberg, Boardroom Reports, Investor's Business Daily, Working Woman, Industry Week, McCall's, Cosmopolitan, Success, Entrepreneur, among other national radio, TV, and newspapers.
Leadership Excellence has named her as one of the "Top 100 Thought Leaders" of America and on its list of "Top 100 Minds on Personal Development." She holds a master's degree in English from the University of Houston.
Currently, Dianna is CEO of Booher Research Institute. She is also founder of Booher Consultants, a leading executive communication training firm, whose clients include more than 145 of the Fortune 500 organizations, plus numerous governmental agencies. Booher trainers have taken Dianna's communication principles and techniques to organizations on six continents.
Programs offered by her firm include business and technical writing, proposal writing, presentation skills, executive presence, customer service communication, interpersonal skills, resolving conflict, effective meetings, listening, and personal productivity.
Booher Consultants, Inc., has received vendor-of-the-year awards from clients such as IBM and Frito-Lay for Booher's overall impact on the organization.
Dianna's clients most often describe her keynotes at major conferences and conventions this way: "So many practical ideas I can use immediately" ... "Inspiring--you make me want to go out and do it now!"..."High energy!"
She delivers very focused keynotes and programs addressing clients' specific communication issues as well as programs on personal growth topics.
Dianna has received the highest awards in the professional speaking industry, including induction into the National Speakers Association's CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame®. Additionally, Successful Meetings magazine named Dianna on its list of "21 Top Speakers for the 21st Century."